Quinn poll shows gov, Rauner neck-and-neck

Written By Michael Sneed Posted: 08/07/2014, 03:03pm

The 1 percent margin: Dead heat or dead meat?

Sneed hears that Gov. Pat Quinn just received his latest internal poll, which has the gubernatorial election locked in a virtual tie.

◆ The poll of 600 people, taken by Quinn’s pollster Mark Mellman of the Mellman Group from July 27 to 29, shows Quinn at 38 percent, GOP candidate Bruce Rauner at 39 percent and 23 percent of voters undecided. The poll’s margin of error is plus or minus 5 percentage points.

On to November!

Clintonantics . . .

Yipes! Is Hillaryville happening?

Speculation that Hillary Clinton was leasing new spacious digs in New York had political gadflies buzzing that she may preparing to use it as her Big Apple presidential campaign headquarters.  

◆ The flip side: “It’s either a new leased space for the growing Clinton global empire — or a place for daughter Chelsea’s somewhat slow-moving husband to hang his hat during the day.” 


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